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Lynn Wagner

Adjunct Lecturer


Lynn M. Wagner received her Ph.D. from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Her research interests focus on the relationship between negotiation processes and outcomes, particularly for environmental negotiations. She co-edited, with Pamela Chasek, The Roads from Rio: Lessons Learned from Twenty Years of Multilateral Environmental Negotiations (2012), authored Problem-Solving and Bargaining in International Negotiations (2008), co-edited a special issue of International Negotiation Journal focused on international development negotiations, and authored numerous journal articles and book chapters on topics related to international negotiations.
Lynn Wagner regularly observes and analyzes multilateral environmental negotiations through her work with the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and their publication, the Earth Negotiations Bulletin. She began working with IISD in 1994 and is currently the Senior Manager of IISD Reporting Services’ Knowledge Management Projects. In this capacity, she oversees all of IISD RS’ knowledgebases, including Climate Change Policy & Practice, Biodiversity Policy & Practice and Sustainable Development Policy & Practice. She is also Reporting Services’ thematic expert for Sustainable Development and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, and has attended negotiations for the Commission on Sustainable Development, the Global Environment Facility, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Convention on Biological Diversity, the 1995 World Summit on Social Development, the Fourth World Conference on Women, and Habitat II.
Wagner has taught courses at SAIS and the University of Nevada, Reno. She has also trained and worked as a mediator in the DC Superior Court Systems’ Multidoor Dispute Resolution service.

Fall 2015